Knit Kits!

Chicago had it's first snow this week, which marks the start of winter. As November is flying by, we are getting ready for the holiday season! We at Firefly have been working on knit kits for you or for that special knit friend. These kits are available in store or online. Be sure to check back, as we will be updating the kits that are available! Next week we will debut our holiday crochet kits! 

Cherry Festival Kit

Let your knitting explore the transition from the cherry blossoms, to the cherry, to the pie crust with this exquisite lace weight shawl. Inspired from Traverse City's famous Cherry Festival, this shawl is as sweet as the festival itself. 

What's Included in the Kit
1 skein of Why Knot Fibers, Savor
   Lace Weight
   100% Super Wash Merino
   875 yards
1 Cherry Festival Shawl pattern by Jeanne Long

Notions Needed
US 5 needles

 Cherry Festival by Jeanne Long Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

Cherry Festival by Jeanne Long
Image © Firefly Fiber Arts Studio

 

Evergreen Socks Kit

Keep those toes nice and cozy this winter with these Evergreen Socks. Why Knot's Smitten line is an Alpaca and Finn wool blend, creating a soft but warm sock. Perfect for him or her, let someone know how much you care with this pair!  

What's Included in the Kit
1 skein of Why Knot Fibers, Smitten
   Fingering Weight
   30% Alpaca & 70% Finn Wool
   400 yards
1 Evergreen Socks pattern by Madelin Gannon

Notions Needed
US 1 & US 1.5 in circular needles (for magic loop) or DPNs

 Evergreen Socks by Madelin Gannon Image © Tinkhickman

Evergreen Socks by Madelin Gannon
Image © Tinkhickman

 

Tinsel Mitts Kit

Knit these mitts 3 ways! Finger-less, convertible, or classic, this is a quick and easy project that will keep those knitting hands warm throughout the winter season. Paired with brightly dyed Rhichard Devrieze's Sirocco yarn and perfect to throw in the wash when you need! Everyone deserves handmade mittens for the winter! 

What's Included in the Kit
1 skein of Yarns of Rhichard Devrieze, Sirocco
   DK Weight
   100% Super Wash Merino Wool
   267 yards
1 Tinsel Mitts by Andrea Mowry 

Notions Needed
US 5 & US 6 in circular needles (for magic loop) or DPNs

 Tinsel Mitts by Andrea Mowry  Image © Andrea Mowry

Tinsel Mitts by Andrea Mowry
Image © Andrea Mowry

 

Bray Cap Kit

This cabled cap is a classic winter staple. Paired with our exclusive Alperino line from Lorna's Laces, this alpaca and merino blend will keep the winter chill at bay. The rich color-ways compliment the cabling to create a one of a kind hat for the holidays! 

What's Included in the Kit
1 skein of Lorna's Laces, Alperino
   Worsted Weight
   30% Alpaca & 70% Super Wash Merino
   220 yards / 100g
1 Bray Hat Pattern by Jared Flood

Notions Needed
US 4, US 5, & US 8 16" circular needles or DPNs

 Bray Cap by Jared Flood Image © Jared Flood

Bray Cap by Jared Flood
Image © Jared Flood

 

Ghostwood Mittens Kit

Looking for an exquisite gift? This super soft mitten kit is made with Woolfolk's FAR, for warm and soft mittens. Woolfolk yarn is made under the most sustainable conditions, keeping the earth and the sheep happy. Knitted up with Woolfolk's yarn, these mittens warm up your hands and your heart! 

What's Included in the Kit
2 skeins of Woolfolk Yarn, FAR
   Worsted Weight
   100% Ultimate Merino Wool
   142 yards
1 Ghostwood Mittens Pattern by Kiyomi Burgin 

Notions Needed
US 3 & US 4 in circular needles (for magic loop) or DPNs

 Ghostwood Mittens Image © Oliver James Brooks

Ghostwood Mittens
Image © Oliver James Brooks

 

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